Giant water lily (Victoria amazonica): an opening flower with surrounding leaves and buds. Coloured lithograph by W. Fitch, c. 1845, after himself.

Lettering: Victoria regia (opening flower) W. Fitch del et lith. Frederic Reeve imp.

Flamingo flowers (Anthurium scherzerianum): flowers and leaves. Coloured lithograph, c. 18…
A lemon plant (Citrus japonica): flowering and fruiting stems. Coloured zincograph, c. 187…
Five tropical orchids, all varieties of the genus Masdevallia: flowers and leaves. Coloure…
Water clover (Marsilea macropus): leafy stem with details of the sporocarp and embryonic p…